Modern Pentathlon Qualification

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 4 athletes (2 men and 2 women). As hosts, Japan will be given 2 quotas (1 man and 1 woman) should they not qualify normally while 4 quotas (2 men and 2 women) will be decided by the Tripartite Commission. The remaining quotas will be decided through various events and rankings, specifically, the 2019 World Cup Final, the 2019 continental championships, the 2019 and 2020 World Championships and the Olympic World Ranking List published on June 1st 2020. Should a nation qualify more than two athletes in an event they will be allowed to choose which quotas to use while the others will be reallocated.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Men’s Individual

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2019 World Cup Final 1 Great Britain
2019 African Championships 1 Egypt
2019 Pan American Games 5 Argentina
Chile
Cuba
Guatemala
United States
2019 European Championships 8 Czech Republic
France
Germany
Great Britain
Hungary
Lithuania
Poland
Russia
2019 Asian/Oceania Championships 6
2019 World Championships 3
2020 World Championships 3
Olympic World Ranking List
June 1 2020
6
Host Nation 1 Japan
Tripartite Invitation 2

Women’s Individual

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
2019 World Cup Final 1 Lithuania
2019 African Championships 1 Egypt
2019 Pan American Games 5 Brazil
Cuba
Ecuador
Mexico
United States
2019 European Championships 8 Belarus
France
Germany
Great Britain
Hungary
Ireland
Lithuania
Russia
2019 Asian/Oceania Championships 6
2019 World Championships 3
2020 World Championships 3
Olympic World Ranking List
June 1 2020
6
Host Nation 1 Japan
Tripartite Invitation 2